Psychometric Testing of Three Chinese Online-Related Addictive Behavior Instruments among Hong Kong University Students

@article{Yam2018PsychometricTO,
  title={Psychometric Testing of Three Chinese Online-Related Addictive Behavior Instruments among Hong Kong University Students},
  author={Chun-Wai Yam and Amir H. Pakpour and Mark D. Griffiths and W. Y. Yau and Cheuk-long Matthew Lo and Jennifer M.T. Ng and Chung-Ying Lin and Hildie Leung},
  journal={Psychiatric Quarterly},
  year={2018},
  volume={90},
  pages={117-128}
}
Given that there is a lack of instruments assessing internet-related addictions among Chinese population, this study aimed to validate the Chinese version of the nine-item Internet Gaming Disorder Scales- Short Form (IGDS-SF9), Bergen Social Media Addiction Scale (BSMAS), and Smartphone Application-Based Addiction Scale (SABAS) among Hong Kong university students. Participants aged between 17 and 30 years participated in the present study (n = 307; 32.4% males; mean [SD] age = 21.64 [8.11… Expand
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